CCFA 530 Introduction to Applications and Uses of Derivatives (3 credits)

Offered by: Career & Professional Develop (School of Continuing Studies)

Overview

CCFA : Montreal is the second largest derivative market in North America. The main objective of this course is to help students gain understanding of and enhance their intuition and skills on the pricing of derivative securities. Thereafter, they will be able to use these skills in effective investment and/or risk management. The course includes an in-depth review of a wide range of applications and real-life cases, including the use of derivatives in asset management, valuation of corporate securities such as stocks and corporate bonds with embedded options, interest rate derivatives, credit derivatives, and crude oil and currency derivatives. The practical considerations of implementing strategies using derivatives are emphasized.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.